Building for the Future

HPL Julia Ideson Building

We are here to help our fellow neighbors and friends rebuild their lives after Hurricane Harvey. Some of our libraries have been impacted by the hurricane, and we are working diligently to open as many locations as possible and provide the resources Houstonians need.

Resources available at our open locations:

  • Free WiFi!
  • Access to computers
  • Check out Hotspots which gives you WiFi-on-the-go on unlimited devices (select locations)
  • Programs and activities for children and teens
  • Help with preserving family memorabilia

Our open locations with expanded hours!

Monday, September 18 - Saturday, September 22 | 9:30AM – 6PM

  • Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
  • Bracewell Neighborhood Library
  • Carnegie Neighborhood Library & Center for Learning
  • Central Library 1st Floor
  • Collier Neighborhood Library
  • Fifth Ward Neighborhood Library   *standard open hours M 2-6 | T 2-6 | W 2-6 | Th 2-6 | F 2-5
  • Freed-Montrose Neighborhood Library
  • Heights Neighborhood Library
  • Henington-Alief Neigbhorhood Library
  • HiIllendahl Neighborhood Library
  • HPLX Discovery Green  *standard open hours T 10-2 | F 12- 5 | Sa 12-5 | Su 1-5
  • HPLX Southwest
  • Houston Metropolitan Research (HMRC) at Julia Ideson Building
  • Julia Ideson Building
  • Jungman Neighborhood Library
  • Looscan Neighboorhood Library
  • Moody Neighborhood Library
  • Montrose Neighborhood Library
  • Oak Forest Neighborhood Library
  • Park Place Regional Library
  • Ring Neighborhood Library
  • Smith Neighborhood Library
  • Stanaker Neighborhood Library
  • Stimely-Blue Ridge Neighborhood Library
  • Tuttle Neighborhood Library
  • Vinson Neighborhood Library
  • Walter Neighborhood Library
  • Young Neighborhood Library

*More to open the week of September 25!

Our locations that have sustained flood damage:

The following locations will be closed until further notice due to damage from Hurricane Harvey. We are still assessing the extent of the damage at each location and will provide updates soon. Please be sure to sign up to the neighborhood library eNewsletter to receive updates about library openings and hours.

  • Dixon Neighborhood Library
  • Flores Neighborhood Library
  • Kendall Neighborhood Library
  • McCrane-Kashmere Gardens Neighborhood Library
  • McGovern-Stella Link Neighborhood Library
  • Meyer Neighborhood Library
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Need WiFi access at home? Check out a Hotspot and gain WiFi access on the go. You can connect multiple devices for WiFi anywhere you are at anytime with a HPL Hotspot.  Visit these locations to check-out a Hotspot today.


We encourage you to continue to check this page for latest information about our building and facility projects.